Maintaining your beach body this summer doesn’t have to mean giving up carbs altogether. Thanks to these light pasta dishes around the city, you can indulge this season without worrying about your waistline.
Enjoy your veggies with this tomato, kale, snow pea, and asparagus pasta, which is topped off with fresh, California-grown arbequina olive oil and ayala goat cheese mousse. 420 W. 13th St., 212-924-1200
Pasta and potatoes are two words we don’t usually say in the same sentence but this haricot vert (thin green bean) pesto dish, capped off with shoestring fries, has us changing our dialogue. 367 Seventh Ave., Park Slope, 718-499-0020
Perfectly al dente, this drool-worthy dish is made using bottarga di muggine (a gray mullet which is a specialty of Sardinia), hot chili peperoncino, garlic, and olive oil. 345 Park Ave. S., 212-686-1006